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county. >> and a look back at some of the year's big stories in the u.s. of a. we'll be right back. ,,,, . >> there is the golden gate bridge, sunny and chilly. a few clouds around. aside from that, a nice day. ,,,,,,,, ban" bandwagon... as the new year begins tuesday. . >>> one of the bay area's largeet counties is jumping on the plastic bag ban bandwagon. as the new year begins on tuesday, the new ban applies to alameda county's unincorporated areas and the cities. the stores won't be able to give customers one-time use plastic bag. instead, bring your own bag or pay 10 cents for each recyclable paper bag. similar laws are in affect in san jose, san francisco and dozens of other california cities and counties. san jose said since the ban took affect, the number of plastic bags littering city streets has gone down 59%. >>> around here, we're seeing the sun shining finally. and -- . >> i am sure that is listed on paper. i am sure when they wrote that, it looked like a good idea. >> i butchered it twice now. >> plastic bag ban bandwagon. >> you got it. took a lot of practice. >> and
. it was the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history. >> in july a man opened fire during the midnight premier of the new bat man movie in colorado. >> he took the gun and pointed it to my face. >> james holmes killed 12 people and wounded 58 others. >> the shooting death of an unarmed florida teenager sparked protest around the country. george zimmerman argued he shot 17-year-old trayvon martin in self-defense but prosecutors charged him with murder. >> a judge sentenced jared lee loft ner to 7 life terms for the attempted assassination of gabby giffords. >> super storm sandy slammed into the east coast. >> these are our homes and we lost everything. everything is gone. >> the biggest storm caused billions of dollars in damages. >> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing 10 boys. they took away victories from penn state costing joe paterno his most winning coach award. >> lance arm strong was banned from cycling. arm strong maintains he did not use performance enhancing drugs. >> john edwards walked after
the gridlock in time, more trouble is just around the corner. when the u.s. reaches the debt limit again in a few weeks. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >>> a new state law that goes into effect tuesday worries people concerned about distracted driving. the law will allow drivers to send text messages as long as they use technology that is fully voice operated and hands- free. supporters of the new law say it's better than having drivers type while driving but opponents say that hands-free texting still draws attention away from the road. >>> other than laws going into effect carbon monoxide detectors must be installed in condos and apartments with smoke detectors. two laws ban businesses and schools from demanding that employees or students share their social media information. breast-feeding will be added to protected conditions that prevent discrimination in employment or housing. school officials and coaches must report suspected child sexual abuse. and testing of self-driving cars will be allowed on california roads. >>> and here in the bay area, another county is jumping on
who kills the u.s. ambassador or american soldier in that company. the announcement was made by a recording. as many as 100,000 people could end up dying in the next year if nothing is done to solve the country's civil wars. fighting has been gong going on in than that country for 21 months. 50 u.s. troops have been deployed in the central african republic. rebels have seized at least ten northern towns and they are said to be about 100 miles from the capitol city. it also comes after the criticism of the administration handling of the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> president obama calls the newtown connecticut school shooting the worst day of his presidency. >> i a skeptical that the only answer is putting more guns in schools. and i think the vast majority of the american people are skeptical that somehow will solve our problem. >> appearing on nbc meet the press this morning, he pledged to put his full weight behind legislation next year aimed at containing gun violence while he is skeptical about placing armed guards at schools he vowed to rally america
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